Assistant Professor of Research

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Working Title: Assistant Professor of Research

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Medicine, Nephrology Division

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-12-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology is seeking a full-time position as Assistant Professor of Research, Tenure Ineligible, available immediately for a highly motivated postdoctoral scholar interested in translational research to study biomarkers relevant in Hypertension and renal diseases in humans in the laboratory of Dr. Uta Erdbrgger. In particular Dr. Erdbrgger is studying the diagnostic and functional role of extracellular vesicles (EVs) as novel biomarkers for endothelial dysfunction or end-organ damage in hypertension and various renal diseases in blood and urine. Her translational studies are complemented by rodent models using state-of-the-art techniques of EV detection including imaging flow cytometry, resistive pulse sensing and cryo-electron microscopy.

A qualified candidate for this position is expected to have a PhD (in Biochemistry or Experimental Medicine or Molecular Biology or Medical Science or Pharmacology) and a strong interest in EV research and excellent references from PhD or postdoctoral research.

Training and mentoring of undergrad and graduate students as well as others in the lab is expected, therefore teaching experience of more than 1 year is also required. Successful candidates must have effective oral and written communication skills as evidenced by a solid track record of scientific manuscripts and poster presentations.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0622659. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a curriculum vitae, cover letter, contact information for three references and a statement of Research Interest.

For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Uta Erdbrgger via e-mail at [email protected]

For further information about the application process, please contact Nicole Trice via e-mail at [email protected]

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/18/2018
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